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  • Passport
  • Letter of Transfer from the shippers employer
  • Ghana Customs Form C.12
  • Inventory (in English, with values, dated, and signed)
  • PUBD Form ("Personal Unaccompanied Baggage Declaration") to be filled out at airport of arrival, failure may cause penalty and delay.


  • Used household goods duty-free if goods have been in owner's possession for at least six months and are for the continued use of the owner and not for resale
  • Goods must arrive within 12 months of customer's arrival


  • Items less then six months old are subject to duties
  • Excessive amounts of food
  • Medications (prescription required except for first aid items)
  • Electrical appliances; only one item is authorized per family. The second is subject to payment of Customs duties and taxes
    • New electrical items are subject to payment of Customs duties and taxes


  • Firearms and weapons (proof of ownership, Import License, Police Withdrawal Permit, and License from Ministry of Interior required)
  • Ports of import are limited
  • Drugs
  • Pornographic material
  • Explosives
  • Counterfeit money
  • Alcohol and other spirits are prohibited and should be sent separately


  • Customer's presence at Customs clearance may be required
  • Cars over five years old pay graduated penalty, according to year of manufacture
  • Only left-hand drive cars allowed
  • Size limit: above 1600cc dutiable
  • Documents required:
    • Customs Form C.12/SAD
    • Proof of ownership, i.e. Insurance Certificate, Registration Card
    • Original Purchase Invoice


  • Proof of inoculation from a registered veterinarian
  • Quarantine required in a licensed kennel
  • Import license issued after quarantine period is completed


NOTE - Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers. Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, Rinkens Moving International cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance. Always double check with your local embassy or consulate.